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UTEP 68, East Carolina 67

John Bohannon scored 23 points and McKenzie Moore sank a 3-pointer as time expired to help Texas-El Paso edge East Carolina 68-67 Saturday in Conference USA play. UTEP (11-7, 4-1) trailed the entire second half but tied the game five times before Moore hit a jumper to knot it 65-all with 19 seconds showing. East Carolina (12-7, 3-3) regained the lead, 67-65, on a Miguel Paul layup...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP 72, Houston Baptist 44

Konner Tucker scored 12 points and UTEP never trailed Monday night in defeating Houston Baptist 72-44. Julian Washburn and Cedrick Lang had 11 points each for the Miners (9-6), who led by double figures for most of the second half. Ten Miners scored in the game. Caleb Crayton had 14 points to lead Houston Baptist (4-13). Art Bernardi had 10 points for the Huskies. Both had a team...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP 74, Marshall 63

Konner Tucker scored 18 points to lead UTEP to a 74-63 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Tucker was 4 of 6 from the field. Jacques Streeter and McKenzie Moore scored 14 points apiece. John Bohannon scored 13 points and had a team-high eight rebounds. Streeter also had seven assists for the Miners (8-6, 2-0 Conference USA). UTEP led 31-24 at halftime. The Miners did not trail...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP 91, Oregon 84

Konner Tucker hit a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left in triple overtime to break open a one-possession game and lead UTEP to a 91-84 victory over Oregon on Wednesday night. Junior John Bohannon's second career 3-pointer at the shot clock buzzer gave the Miners an 84-80 lead with 2:09 remaining in the third overtime, but Oregon was back within 86-84 before Tucker's 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 64, Idaho 60

Jalen Ragland, Julian Washburn and John Bohannon combined for 48 points as UTEP held off Idaho 64-60 Saturday night. Ragland had 17 points, Washburn 16 and Bohannon 15 for the Miners (3-4), who led by as many as 18 points in the second half. Bohannon also pulled down 10 rebounds and Jacques Streeter had seven assists for UTEP, which shot 52 percent from the field. Connor Hill led...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 55, New Mexico St. 54

Julian Washburn scored 20 points to lead UTEP to a 55-54 victory over New Mexico State on Wednesday night. Washburn was 8 of 13 from the field as UTEP (2-4) ended a four-game losing streak. John Bohannon scored 15 points and Cedrick Lang had six rebounds for the Miners. UTEP scored 22 points off turnovers by the Aggies. New Mexico State led 32-28 at halftime. Tyrone Watson scored...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 34, Southern Miss. 33

Autrey Golden returned a fourth-quarter kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and the Texas-El Paso defense held when it counted most to propel the Miners past Southern Mississippi 34-33 Saturday night. After Golden's big return gave UTEP (3-8, 2-5 Conference USA) the 34-27 lead, the Golden Eagles (0-11, 0-7) responded with an 86-yard drive that cut the lead to one with 2:48 left...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback: BYU pulls away from UTEP in the fourth quarter

On this day, 14 years ago, the Brigham Young Cougars saw the UTEP Miners play evenly with them for three quarters before pulling away in the fourth quarter for a comfortable 31-14 win. In front of just 19,307 spectators at the Sun Bowl, UTEP was trying to do something it hadn’t done since 1968—beat BYU two years in a row. The Miners started right by scoring a touchdown on their...
Via Blue Cougar Football
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 69, Oral Roberts 49

John Bohannon scored 17 points, Chris Washburn added 14 off the bench and UTEP came alive in the second half en route to a 69-49 victory over Oral Roberts on Friday in both teams' season opener. Bohannon was 8 of 14 from the field, while Washburn was 6 of 7 for the Miners, who improved to 31-4 in openers at the Haskins Center. The Golden Eagles led 38-37 with 15:25 to play...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback: BYU Abuses A Hapless UTEP Team

On this date, 31 years ago, the Brigham Young Cougars went to the edge of the Mountain Time Zone to play a team dressed in blue and orange. The UTEP Miners were no match for BYU. For the fourth consecutive season, BYU held UTEP to single digit points. The Cougars also topped the 60 point mark against UTEP for the fourth time in the LaVell Edwards era.BYU didn’t waste anytime...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 41, New Mexico St. 28

Nick Lamaison threw for 300 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as UTEP defeated New Mexico State 41-28 Saturday night. The Miners (1-2) scored on each of their first four possessions, jumping out to a 27-0 lead with 10 minutes to play in the second quarter. UTEP led 41-14 before the Aggies (2-1) added two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter. Lamaison had TD throws of 4,...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Flashback: BYU Continues Dominance of UTEP

Exactly 20 years ago, today, the Brigham Young Cougars opened the season taking on the UTEP Miners in El Paso, Texas. Not only was it the first game of the 1992 season, it was BYU’s first game without three-year starter and Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer. Replacing the NCAA record holder for career passing yards and touchdown passes was sophomore John Walsh. UTEP was the prefect...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Sooners skate by UTEP 24-7 in opener

EL PASO, Texas — No one could have scripted this one: the Sooners struggle to scrape by the UTEP Miners in their season debut.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Best Case, Worst Case: UTEP

UTEP comes into this season with what could be one of its best teams in the past few years. The Miners lost their three leading rushers from last year, but every other unit is at least as experienced as last year or better. Senior quarterback Nick Lamaison is a former offensive junior college player of the year and started most games last year after overcoming an injury in the...
Via Blatant Homerism
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: UTEP Miners

2011 Record: (5-7, 2-6 in C-USA) Head Coach: Mike Price (174-174 All-Time, 45-42 at UTEP) Last Bowl Game: 2010 New Mexico Bowl: lost to BYU 52-24 Four Year-Coaching Trend: 5 wins and 7.25 losses overall, 3 wins and 5 losses in C-USA per year   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Big Name Opponents: 9/1 vs Oklahoma, 9/8 at Ole Miss, 9/22 at Wisconsin Must Win: 9/15 vs...
Via College Football Zealots
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Opposition Q&A: UTEP Post-Spring

Just over a week ago we began to give you a look inside the Badgers 2012 opponents coming off of Spring.  We featured a look at Northern Iowa last time out, and now it's time to visit with our friends from the University of Texas - El Paso (UTEP) to see what the Miners bring to the table since spring practice is behind them.   Thanks to our friends at MINER RUSH for checking...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 76, Southern Miss. 68

C.J. Cooper scored six of his 16 points in the second overtime to lead UTEP to a 76-68 victory against Southern Mississippi on Wednesday night. Cooper's jumper with 45 seconds remaining gave the Miners (14-13, 7-6 Conference USA) a 71-68 lead, and after Darnell Dodson missed two free throws at the other end, Southern Miss (22-6, 9-4) was forced to foul. UTEP made five free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

C-USA basketball power rankings: Week 14

An outbreak of hubris swept through Conference USA last weekend. First it engulfed Memphis, where the Tigers blew a nine-point halftime lead in losing to UTEP 60-58. The victory was the Miners' first on the road this season and their second consecutive triumph over the Tigers at FedEx Forum. The hubris bug then hit Houston where Southern Miss lost its second consecutive road...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UTEP 79, Ark.-Pine Bluff 58

Cedrick Lang hit all nine shots he took, scoring 22 points Thursday night to pace UTEP to a 79-58 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the third-place game of the Sun Bowl Invitational. Gabriel McCulley added 18 points for the Miners (7-7). John Bohannon had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Daniel Broughton scored a career-high 30 points for the Golden Lions (1-11), who dropped their...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Opening-round win: UTEP men stop Clemson, stay alive in basketball tournament

UTEP 61, Clemson 48 UTEP used some fierce defense, primarily an old triangle-and-two, got its offense going in the second half and rolled past Clemson 61-48 on Thursday afternoon in the opening game of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Miners will now play Kansas State today in the tournament semifinals, a game that will be televised...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

UTEP 69, McNeese St. 54

Gabriel McCulley and Cedrick Lang scored 12 points apiece, and UTEP never trailed Monday in a 69-54 victory over McNeese State. McCulley was 5 of 7 from the field, and Lang was 4 of 5. John Bohannon added 10 points for the Miners (4-5). Patrick Richard, coming off a 19-point, 11-rebound game in a loss to Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, led the Cowboys (4-6) with 12 points. Rudy Turner...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

UTEP 87, Southern U. 57

Julian Washburn and Gabriel McCulley scored 19 points apiece as UTEP used a balanced effort for an 87-57 victory over Southern on Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. Michael Perez added 18 points and John Bohannon grabbed 10 rebounds for the Miners (3-5). Southern (3-8) was led by Quinton Doggett, who scored 12 points. Mike Celestin scored 11 points, as did Madut Bol, who...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

UTEP 73, New Mexico St. 69

Gabriel McCulley had 18 points and 13 rebounds and made the go-ahead layup with 2:37 remaining as UTEP defeated New Mexico State 73-69 on Sunday. Michael Perez led the Miners (2-4) with 19 points, and Julian Washburn added 16. McCulley's layup gave UTEP a 68-67 lead, and the Aggies (5-4) went 0 for 4 from the floor and committed two turnovers down the stretch. That enabled...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Ducks, Loyd Inch Past UTEP

Down another highly touted freshman, the Oregon men stumbled their way to a 64-59 win over the UTEP Miners to move to 4-1 overall on the season.
Via oregon.scout.com
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Murray's career night leads UCF over UTEP

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Latavius Murray rushed for a career-high 233 yards and scored three times to help Central Florida rout Texas-El Paso 31-14 on Friday night in the season finale for both teams. Murray, a junior tailback, scored on runs of 38 and 40 yards and caught a 6-yard pass from freshman quarterback Blake Bortles as the Knights (5-7, 3-5 Conference USA) stopped a three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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